Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition elects its board and officers

The newly formed U.S.-based Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition has elected a board of directors and its executive officers. The group consists of concerned associations, educators and industry representatives who are uniting to address a key industry concern – recruitment. As stated in its organizing documents: “The purpose of the coalition will be to coordinate the … Read more →

Print 19’s Red Hot Technology competition deadline extended

APTech (the Association for Print Technologies – Reston, Virginia) has announced the return of its Red Hot Technology Recognition Program at the Print 19 tradeshow that will take place in Chicago at McCormick Place North, October 3-5, 2019, showcasing exhibitors’ newest products and services on the event floor. However, the deadline for submissions has been … Read more →

Nekoosa expands its Specialty Graphics portfolio with four new vinyls

Specialty paper and substrate provider Nekoosa Coated Products (Nekoosa, Wisconsin) has added four new vinyls to its Nekoosa Coated Products’ branded portfolio – Sign-Ad, Hi-Stat, Wall Graphics and Classic Vinyl. These products are ideal for window, wall and general signage applications such as window graphics, POP signage, wall decals and counter mats. Sign-Ad is a … Read more →

Tilia Labs earns PIA 2019 InterTech Technology Award

Tilia Labs of Ottawa, Ontario was the lone Canadian winner of a sought-after 2019 InterTech Technology Award from the Printing Industries of America (PIA – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). The software provider was one of only 10 technologies selected to receive the prestigious Award. Many more were considered this year, said PIA, but only those listed below … Read more →

PIA seeks speakers for its Continuous Improvement Conference by August 30

The Printing Industries of America (PIA – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is currently seeking speakers for its 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference to be held April 5-8 in Columbus, Ohio. Conference organizers are inviting interested printing, packaging and converting professionals to submit speaking proposals on best practices, strategies and case studies in implementing and sustaining continuous improvements. Of … Read more →

Ricoh acquires DocuWare

Ricoh (Tokyo, Japan) has announced that it will acquire DocuWare, a leading provider of content services software. Headquartered in Germany and the United States, DocuWare provides cloud and on-premise document management and workflow automation software to over 12,000 customers in more than 90 countries worldwide through a network of 600 partners. “We’re intent on building … Read more →

Inkjet Insight posts free webinar on how production inkjet can help you enter new markets

Inkjet Insight’s free on-demand educational webinar titled Six Sensible Steps Towards Doing More with Inkjet can help you enter new markets, or do more for the customers you currently have. Moderated by Mary Schilling, Inkjet Development & Print Quality Manager with Inkjet Insight, the webinar will discuss the impact of plant capabilities, business models, sales … Read more →

Delphax completes Elan HD upgrade at Prime Data

Delphax Solutions (DSI, Mississauga, Ontario), a leading digital inkjet press manufacturer, has completed a major upgrade to the new Elan platform already installed at Prime Data located in Aurora, Ontario. Prime Data, an early adopter of the Elan platform, is the first company to field-upgrade its existing Elan system to DSI’s new “Elan HD” platform. … Read more →

Over 440 companies worldwide remove misleading “Go Green – Go Paperless” messaging

With encouragement and hard facts from Two Sides North America, a global non-profit organization promoting the sustainability of print and paper, over 440 companies across the globe have now agreed to remove their misleading environmental claims. Environmental claims such as “go green – go paperless” and “save trees” are regularly used by banks, telecoms, utilities, … Read more →

Half-day intensive pre-show workshops set for Printing United tradeshow

In addition to its 96 educational sessions, Printing United (the latest iteration of the SGIA Expo) will feature three half-day intensive workshops on Tuesday, October 22, the day before its official show opening in Dallas, Texas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Complementing the comprehensive agenda throughout the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and … Read more →